Volleyball: Huge rally lifts Kennewick to victory

September 12, 2013 

Kennewick used an astounding 17-2 run to rally in set four and steal a Mid-Columbia Conference victory from visiting Hanford on Thursday.

Trailing 20-8, Kennewick flipped the switch and roared back for the 25-22 victory. The Lions won the match 20-25, 25-15, 23-25, 25-22, 15-12.

“It was a bit of an intense match,” Kennewick coach Julie Maciboba said.

Morgan Wilder had 29 kills, while Stephanie Buckingham had 30 assists and seven kills for the Lions.

Set scores: 20-25, 25-15, 23-25, 25-22, 15-12. Kennewick—Stephanie Buckingham 30 assists, 7 kills; Sarah Kohan 28 digs, 4 aces; Natilee Sanders 10 digs, 2 aces; Morgan Wilder 29 kills; Julisa Gonzalez 9 kills, 6 digs

Kamiakin 3, Chiawana 1: Amanda Miller had 10 kills and was 20-for-20 serving to lead the host Braves to a four-set victory over the Riverhawks in Mid-Columbia Conference action.

Delaney Hodgins had five kills and 15 assists in the loss.

Set scores: 25-22, 25-16, 22-25, 25-17. Chiawana—Shantelle Hill 10 kills; Delaney Hodgins 5 kills, 15 assists; Natasha Hill 7 kills; Maddison Heine 4 kills, 2 block. Kamiakin—Amanda Miller 10 kills, 20-for-20 serving; Nicole Lee 8 kills, 21 digs; Kaile Akker 7 kills, 6 blocks; Katelynn Fullmer 12 assists, 21-of-22 serving, 4 aces; Dani Burke 9 assists; Lindsey Schauble 5 kills, 1 ace.

Richland 3, Pasco 1: Hailey Turner had 14 kills, 15 digs, three aces and two blocks to lead the Bombers to a Mid-Columbia Conference road victory.

Liddy Dalle and Ashlin Orosco each had nine kills for the Bulldogs.

Set scores: Richland 25-21, 23-25, 26-24, 25-10. Richland—Hailey Turner 14 kills, 15 digs, 3 aces, 2 blocks; Kamry Breard 7 kills, 5 digs; Peyton Wahl 45 digs, 3 aces; Macey Weitz 10 kills, 5 digs; Taylor Moody 9 digs, 21 assists; Sarah McCormick 9 digs, 8 assists, 2 aces. Pasco—Liddy Dalle 9K, Carina Sullivan 28 assists, Ashlin Orosco 9K.

Southridge 3, Walla Walla 0: Alyssa Palmer had seven kills and eight digs as the Suns swept the Blue Devils in a Mid-Columbia Conference home match.

Set scores: 25-11, 25-18, 25-15. Road team—leaders here. Southridge—Kimmy Brinkworth 14 kills, 6 blocks; Jordan Mix 9 kills, 7 digs; Alyssa Palmer 7 kills, 8 digs; Makenna Behrens 21 digs; Riley Russell 8 digs; Paige Thompson 5 kills; Kylie Fraga 31 assists, 5 kills

CONNELL 3, OTHELLO 0: Savannah Egbert had nine kills and Jessica Hawkins added 13 digs to help lead visiting Connell over neighboring rival Othello in a nonleague match.

Set scores: 25-23, 25-17, 25-12. Connell—Jessica Hawkins 13 digs; Savannah Egbert 9 kills; Melody Davidson 2 blocks, Kylie Booker 2 blocks.

Tri-Cities Prep 3, LaCrosse-Washtucna 0: Mary Hoppes had 12 kills and 19 digs to lead the Jaguars past the TigerCats in a nonleague match in Pasco.

Set scores: Tri-Cities Prep 25-13, 25-15, 25-15. Tri-Cities Prep—Mary Hoppes 12K, 19 digs; Corinne Barnett 7K; Danika Whitsett 14 assists, 6 aces; Claire Essex 10 assists.

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